Slang Word of the Day: Smecherie

Probably one of the most common slang words used in Romania today, smecherie (shmeck-air-ee-eh) is simply put, the art of being a smecher (shmeck-air). Yet if you plug the word into a dictionary, what you get is “sly boots” or a “cunning person”. Close but not exactly right. The noun smecherie comes from the German word “Schmecker”, which just means someone who is employed as … Continue reading Slang Word of the Day: Smecherie